High School Science Series
About the High School Science series
Delve into the sciences with students through exciting lectures from scientists and researchers! Explore connections to curriculum through hands-on activities and events. Though activities in the Exhibit Halls will last from 9:30-12:30, these events are designed for a two-hour field trip experience.
High School Science Events
The Sweet Side of Chemistry – Candy
Learn the chemistry of sweet, sour, stretchy, and sticky, explore the science behind foams and gels, and learn how artificial sweeteners work.
How Do We Think? How Do We Learn?
Give students the opportunity to learn and ask questions about some novel research studies being done in our Living Laboratory ®
Race and Ethnicity
Confront some common myths about race and ethnicity through discussion and small group activities that debunk previously held "facts"
The Power of Numbers
Examine the mathematics behind the building of structures, and explore how numbers have shapes depending on the number of their prime factors.
In Deep Water: Climate Change and Sea Level Rise in Boston
Learn the science behind climate change and sea level rise, and discuss what we can do about it.
Health Fair | Bacteria and Viruses: Bad and Good?
Learn and have conversations about the latest research from scientists and healthcare professionals who specialize in this field.
Hear from a scientist about current research, and participate before or after the lecture in a 45-minute forum-style workshop to discuss.
The High School Science Series is supported in part by:
The Lowell Institute